African American Women in the U.S. Military

  title={African American Women in the U.S. Military},
  author={Brenda Lee Moore},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  pages={363 - 384}
  • B. L. Moore
  • Published 1 April 1991
  • Political Science
  • Armed Forces & Society
This article is a comparison of black women with women of different racial and ethnic backgrounds and black men in the U.S. military. Developmental analysis is used to examine historical trends and to hypothesize about the future of black women on active duty. Although there is considerable scholarly literature on minorities (particularly African-American men) and women in the armed forces, no systematic study of the participation of African-American women exists. This omission is significant… 
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